Volunteers are needed to support Paws for a Cause, a walk in Fairfax City that benefits Fairfax Pets on Wheels, Inc. FPOW is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to providing pet visitation to residents of nursing homes and hospitals. They are in need of 2-3 volunteers to help with set-up, staff one of the pit stops during the walk, and then help with tear-down after the walk.
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The volunteers should each bring a folding chair, work gloves, and wear a hat. A walk t-shirt and snacks will be provided. For more information and to sign up, please contact Madelynn Arnold at 703-324-5424 or Madelynn.Arnold@fairfaxcounty.gov.
The Details :
When: Sunday, October 7 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Weber’s Pet Supermarket, 11021 Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA 22030
Attention football fans : The Washington Redskins are on Monday Night Football that week, so you will not miss the game while you are helping this great cause. For Nationals fans, the playoffs will be going on that Sunday. If the Nats make it, Teddy (shown in photo at top of post) has promised he will bring his portable radio on the walk.
More about RSVP Northern Virginia
RSVP Northern Virginia, the largest volunteer group for seniors and retirees in the region, offers more than 200 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local veterans, and helping prepare communities for disasters. RSVP also recruits volunteers for various community events including the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.
RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to volunteer group projects and social gatherings.
To sign up for an upcoming free RSVP seminar on senior volunteering please email RSVP Volunteer Specialist Carly Hubicki at firstname.lastname@example.org or call RSVP at 703-403-5360. To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org. RSVP Northern Virginia is program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington and Volunteer Alexandria.